La Maison des Oliviers
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... Words could never capture the immense beauty of this area. There were dramatic changes in scenery from villages to lush fields to terraced mountain sides then stark ranges and deep, deep gorges and valleys. Donkeys, mules, Berber women, all laden with crops, goats perched atop rocky outcrops and stretching high to reach foliage on their favourite tree. The stark charcoal ranges devoid of vegetation broken only by the colourful road side stalls. As we ...
... prices our waiter was wearing a nice black suit and tie.
Having stayed as long as we could at the restaurant we decided to just head for the train station. On the way we realised we were actually quite close to Starbucks which was quickly deemed a much nicer place to wait out the day than the train station. Surprisingly it was one of the nicer Starbucks coffees I have had which was probably due to the fact that they had flat whites on the menu.
Woke to a beautiful sunrise, better viewed from the rooftop of our hotel. It's crazy how early I am waking up while on this trip. We leave Ouarzazate on the road to Ait Benhhdou. It's as grand as I imagined and you can see why they have used it for so many movies, Gladiatior and Lawrence of Arabia just to name two. We walk to the top, which I thought would be impossible, but in fact was quite easy and have great views of the ruins below as we'll as the High Atlas Mountains of ...
... discovered (after roaming through the markets with these on) that the sign symbolosied 'Fatima', and essentially meant we were on the search for husbands. Cheeky man! So we got loads of offers (7000 camels at one point) before we decided we should probably rub them off! Jess and Liss both bought some Moroccan oil, which was awesome coz it meant we got to see him make it from scratch. . . Sitting there with a glass of tea, of course!
The awesome process of Argon ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool